Toucher & Rich
Weekday Mornings from 6am-10am ET on 98.5 The Sports Hub
FRED TOUCHER is from Detroit, MI and attended Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. After college, Fred moved to Atlanta and began his radio career at an AM country station and also worked at CNN Sports Illustrated. He moved on to the famous 99X in Atlanta where he worked nights and was soon promoted to morning show host. In 2006 Fred and Rich started their first show together at WBCN in Boston and instantly gained a loyal following. He is currently co-hosting the Marconi award winning “Toucher and Rich” show. His writing has been featured in periodicals such as Cat Fancy and Readers Digest. In his spare time he continues to build his brand as an influencer on Instagram.
RICH SHERTENLIEB spent years fronting his touring hardcore band, managed by the same company as the Beastie Boys, Beck, and the Foo Fighters, before being hired by alternative music radio powerhouse, 99X. He was later recruited by the nationally syndicated Kidd Kraddick In The Morning show where he worked for three years. In 2006, “Toucher & Rich” started on WBCN in Boston, and within a year reached #1 in their target demo. Rich is considered one of the great production/creative talents in all of radio. Rich’s bits have been featured on such shows as Jimmy Kimmel, the CBS Nightly News, and in over 100 newspapers and magazines. Toucher & Rich have won radio’s highest honor, the Marconi, for “Major Market Personality of the Year” which means they are super-duper important. Rich and his wife have helped raise over a quarter of a million dollars in the fight against cancer for the Jimmy Fund and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.